Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #003202311: HANS J. SALTER

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Highly scarce and totally unique original 4 x 6.5-inch ad for The Ghost of Frankenstein from a 1942 Spanish-language newspaper, boldly signed in black felt-tip marker in the 1980s. In good condition, with slightly uneven trimming. Celebrated composer Hans J. Salter either penned or arranged nearly 200 innovative, often unnerving scores for horror, sci-fi and fantasy films, including some of the best to come out of Universal Studios in the 1940s and 1950s. These include Son of Frankenstein (1939), The Invisible Man Returns(1940), Black Friday (1940), The Mummy’s Hand (1940), Man Made Monster (1941), Horror Island (1941), The Black Cat  (1941), The Wolf Man (1941), The Mad Doctor of Market Street (1942), The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942), The Strange Case of Doctor Rx (1942), Night Monster (1942), The Mummy’s Tomb (1942), Invisible Agent (1942), Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943), Captive Wild Woman (1943), Son of Dracula (1943), The Mad Ghoul (1943), Calling Dr. Death (1943), Weird Woman (1944), Jungle Woman (1944), The Invisible Man’s Revenge (1944), The Mummy’s Ghost (1944), House of Frankenstein (1944), The Mummy’s Curse (1944), The Frozen Ghost (1945),  The Jungle Captive(1945), House of Dracula (1945), The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946), House of Horrors (1946), Valley of the Zombies (1946), The Brute Man (1946), Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951), The Strange Door (1951), The Black Castle (1952), Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953), The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), Revenge of the Creature (1955), This Island Earth (1955), Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955), Creature with the Atom Brain (1955), The Creature Walks Among Us (1956), Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), The Mole People (1956), 20 Million Miles to Earth (1956), The Land Unknown (1957), The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), The Thing That Couldn’t Die (1958), Monster on the Campus (1958), The Leech Woman (1960), First Spaceship on Venus (1960), Hercules and the Captive Women (1961), King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962),Mutiny in Outer Space (1965), The Human Duplicators (1965), The Wolfman (1966), Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1966), and The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966).